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Alex Kapranos

Joan Armatrading talks to Alex Kapranos, lead guitar of Scottish band Franz Ferdinand.

Following on from the success of her first series, legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter, Joan Armatrading, brings together a collection of great guitarists form around the world, in this five part series. Alex Kapranos, front man of the Scottish band, Franz Ferdinand has captured Joan's attention for this great musical sense and performance. She brings out the staccato style of his guitar, the tone changes in the music, the influence of his Greek heritage, and the importance of the Glasgow art scene to his ideas about and attitude towards music.

Producer: Kate Bland
A Just Radio production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 28 Nov 2011 13:45

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